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    USG Corporation (USG)

    28.05 Down 0.14(0.50%) 2:32PM EST - NYSE Real Time Price
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    USG Corporation
    550 West Adams Street
    Chicago, IL 60661
    United States - Map
    Phone: 312-436-4000
    Website: http://www.usg.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:General Building Materials
    Full Time Employees:8,900

    Business Summary 

    USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a manufacturer and distributor of building materials worldwide. Its Gypsum segment provides gypsum and related products that are used to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as in various industrial applications. It provides gypsum panels; and a line of joint compounds, corner beads, and tape that are used for finishing wallboard joints under SHEETROCK brand. This segment also offers cement board and accessories under DUROCK brand; gypsum-fiber panels under FIBEROCK brand; various gypsum panels under SECUROCK brand; and poured gypsum underlayments under LEVELROCK brand. In addition, this segment provides construction plaster products under RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND, and SUPREMO brands; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers for use in various applications, including soil conditioning, road repair, fireproofing, and ceramics. The company’s Ceilings segment offers ceiling tiles under RADAR, ECLIPSE, MARS, and HALCYON brands; and ceiling grids under DONN, DX, FINELINE, CENTRICITEE, DXI IDENTITEE, CURVATURA, and COMPASSO brands. Its Distribution segment operates as distributor of gypsum wallboard and other building materials; and products of other manufacturers, including drywall metal, insulation, roofing, fasteners, and exterior insulation finishing systems. The company’s USG Boral Building Products segment manufactures, distributes, and sells various building products; mines raw gypsum; and sells natural and synthetic gypsum. It offers its products under the USG Boral Sheetrock, USG Boral NextGen, Elephant, Jayaboard, Durock, and Donn DX brands. The company also distributes its products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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    Corporate Governance 
    USG Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2015 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. James S. Metcalf , 57
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Matthew F. Hilzinger , 51
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Christopher R. Griffin , 52
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Dominic A. Dannessa , 58
    Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Stanley L. Ferguson , 62
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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